Centroamérica / Caribe

Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena, in Spanish) and former Mexican presidential candidate, Manuel Lopez Obrador, has proposed creating a free zone on the border with the United States, it emerged today.

Panama, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian film Salsipuedes (2016) is today among the 16 finalists in the Latin American Film Festival of Huelva, to be held from November 11 in the Spanish city.

20 de octubre de 2016, 17:30Panama, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Since the zika virus appeared in November 2015, the public health authorities confirmed a total of 461 cases in Panama, of which 422 correspond to the present year.

20 de octubre de 2016, 15:29United Nations, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) convoked countries of the world to face racism, with all the possible energy, and eliminate racial discrimination.

Port au Prince, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian situation remains critical in southern Haiti, sixteen days after it was severely hit by hurricane Matthew.

Panamá, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) About three thousand 500 persons were affected in the last 48 hours in Panama, as a result of floods from the heavy rains, informed today the director of the Civil Protection System, Jose Donderis.

Santiago, Chile, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The economic slowdown in Latin America and the Caribbean caused a considerable increase in the unemployment rate and the general deterioration of its indicators, according to a joint study by ECLAC and ILO.

20 de octubre de 2016, 00:22Belmopan, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The World Wildlife Fund has warned about the possible impact on the barrier reef in Belize due to offshore oil exploration.

San Salvador, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The director and founder of the Cuban theater group La Colmenita, Carlos Alberto Cremata, has praised President Salvador Sanchez Ceren for the support he has offered the theater group in El Salvador.

Mexico, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) After two decades of research at 10 archaeological sites in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, an 8,000-year-old winter ritual has been uncovered, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) announced today.